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Delivers a combination of glucosamine hydrochloride, horsetail extract, MSM, boron and niacin, alongside manganese, which contributes to the normal formation of connective tissue.
Joints complex structures are made up of muscles, cartilage and ligaments that help the bones in the body move. These connective tissues require nutrients (including vitamins, minerals and amino acids), energy and oxygenated blood supply to maintain normal function.
Glucosamine is naturally synthesised within the body, but is not usually found in natural food sources. It is an important building block for cartilage tissue, a structural component within the skeleton that forms part of the connective tissues in joints between the bones such as the elbows, knees and ankles.
Most glucosamine is manufactured by processing chitin from the shells of shellfish including shrimp, lobster and crabs. This means that many glucosamine supplements are not suitable for vegetarians or vegans or for those people with a shellfish allergy.
Nutrigold’s Joint Support Formula delivers 250mg glucosamine hydrochloride (HCl) per capsule and is derived from corn, so is suitable for people who do not include animal or fish products in their diets, as well as those with a shellfish allergy.
Other key nutrients in Joint Support Formula include:
Nutrigold’s Joint Support Formula combines 250mg bioactive glucosamine hydrochloride, 200mg Horsetail Extract, 125mg MSM, 1mg manganese citrate, 0.5mg boron and 0.4mg niacin per capsule in a hypoallergenic form suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Use: 3 capsules daily after food or as directed by a practitioner.
Storage: Store in a cool dry place.
Cautions: Keep out of reach of children. Do not exceed the daily recommended intake. This product is not suitable during pregnancy or breast-feeding* This product should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet. Do not use if lid seal is broken. Glucosamine is derived from corn, but we are unable to get definitive statement from supplier that guarantees vegan status. However it is believed this product is suitable for vegans.
*As there is not enough clinical research evidence to prove the safety of the use of horsetail (equisetum arvense) during pregnancy or breast-feeding, we recommend that it be avoided during these times.
|Active Ingredients per 3 capsules||Amount||% NRV|
|Horsetail (Equisetum arvense) Extract providing 2% Silica||600mg||*|
|Manganese (as Citrate)||3mg||150|
|Boron (as Sodium Tetraborate)||1.5mg||*|
|Niacin (Vitamin B3 as Nicotinamide)||1.2mg NE||75|
Ingredients:Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Horsetail Extract, Methylsulphonylmethane, Manganese, Sodium Tetraborate, Niacin, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Magnesium Stearate. Capsule Shell: Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose.
NRV = Nutrient Reference Value
* = NRV not established
Allergen Information: See ingredients in bold